Learning & Development Lead (R&D)

We at Kiwi.com are constantly growing. We are looking for a Learning and Development Lead to accelerate the talent growth in our R&D (Software Engineering and Product) function and play a crucial role in retaining key people while also building opportunities for succession as the departments grow.

You would act as a Kiwi.com Learning & Development ambassador to both our Software Engineering teams and Product teams while supporting the R&D strategy with ongoing professional education and development. You would achieve these by bringing the best industry practices making sure that Kiwi R&D keeps on track with continuous education that utilises the newest frameworks and methods available to software engineering and product teams. You would work closely with other L&D team colleagues to deliver company-wide initiatives to R&D.

    Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading, developing and managing an in-house academy that follows the broader Kiwi L&D approach and methodology to enable our engineering and product people to grow at all levels, from early to mid-career, to the continued development of career paths for experienced and senior leaders within R&D.
  • Designing and personally delivering learning interventions – you will listen and translate desired outcomes into relevant and engaging learning experiences. Including skill frameworks, secondments, and curriculums that develop the expertise and knowledge of both individuals and management.
  • Searching for, evaluating and contracting vendors to provide requested education services that reinforce the current L&D offer.
  • Taking ownership of programmes, planning and communications to ensure understanding and a joined-up approach with our other learning academies/domains/specialisms – you will regularly review and provide a structured approach to existing and new training programmes.
  • Partnering with our Senior Leadership teams, Subject Matter Experts and business stakeholders to plan, develop and promote the academy while proactively addressing learning challenges and roadblocks to success.
  • Promoting a culture in which continuous learning, personal growth, and development are recognised and employee-led.
  • We would like to see your application if you have:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a Senior Learning & Development role working with software engineering and product functions, developing solutions, curriculums and implementing training strategies for individuals and teams.
  • Experience delivering and facilitating training and 1-to-1 coaching in an engineering/product environment.
  • Experience building high-performing business partnership teams and being a respected and influential people leader is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with an ability to form productive working relationships with stakeholders at all seniority levels.
  • A relevant degree (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree) is preferred.
  • L&D accreditation (CIPD or equivalent) commensurate with this career stage is preferable.
  • A desire to embrace and drive change whilst identifying and implementing process improvements and demonstrating best practices.
  • Partner-focused, with an understanding of how to make ideas practical and relevant; and how to manage internal relationships effectively.
  • Project management experience with the ability to scope, plan, implement and evaluate Learning & Development interventions effectively. Experience of using Jira is beneficial.

We offer you
The opportunity to join our Phantom Stock scheme. 
We give our employees the freedom to choose between the environment of work from home and our modern office located in ZET Nová Zbrojovka with an in-house gym, masseur, sleeping spots, canteen, showers, chillout zones, free refreshments, Rebelbeans coffee, garage for cars/motorbikes/bicycles.
We enjoy benefits, such as meal vouchers, 25 days of paid vacation, Cafeteria, sick days, VIP Medical Care, Multisport card, Makro Cash & Carry Card, Employee Assistance Program, and career development framework.
Hardware from Apple or Microsoft based on your preferences. 
Unlimited contracts within a forward-thinking and ambitious company.
Relocation package (including visa transfer support).
We’re rewarding Kiwis with flight vouchers to celebrate their Kiwi anniversaries. 
Grow.Kiwi program which supports parents and keeps them engaged with the company. 
Dogs, kids, and parties are welcome in our offices.
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Kiwi.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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profilovka-1_ccexpressRecruiterŠimon Hanák

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LocationBrno, Czech Republic

TeamRecruiting & People

Employment typeFull-time

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